Vocab Unit 5 Flashcards

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a person who takes part in a crimeaccomplice
to destroy completelyannihilate
1. unreasonable; 2. based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairnessarbitrary
1. made of brass; 2. shameless, impudentbrazen
a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction; any agent that causes changecatalyst
a large-scale departure or flightexodus
to make easier; to assistfacilitate
not able to be corrected; beyond controlincorrigible
hidden, present but not realizedlatent
an activistmilitant (n.)
given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a causemilitant (adj.)
having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociablemorose
1. not letting light through; 2. not clear or lucid; 3. dense, stupidopaque
chief in importance, above all othersparamount
to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babbleprattle
to offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion; to refuterebut
1. to scold; 2. find fault withreprimand (v.)
a rebuke; an act of criticismreprimand (n.)
slavery, forced laborservitude
careless and hastyslapdash
1. not running or flowing 2. foul from standing still 3. inactive, sluggish, dullstagnant
to give way to superior force, yieldsuccumb